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Boxes of the COVID-19 Vaccine. Starting Friday, Sept 9, students are no longer required to get tested for Covid-19 on a regular basis.Sgt. Sebastian Rothwyn/ CC BY-ND 2.0

NYS healthcare workers no longer held to booster mandate deadline, students still liable

Maria Lynders February 20, 2022
The New York State Department of Health announced it will no longer enforce the booster mandate for healthcare workers that was scheduled to go into effect on Monday, Feb. 21, but undergraduate students must still submit proof by the same date.
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The outside of the Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center on Jan. 26, 2020.  RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Recreation Center reopens its doors for Fall 2020 semester

Niki Nassiri September 8, 2020
The Campus Recreation Center begins phase one of its reopening plan for the Fall 2020 semester, almost six months after its initial close due to COVID-19.
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Stony Brook University reports the first case of COVID-19 on campus during the fall semester

Alek Lewis August 31, 2020
Stony Brook University reports the first case of COVID-19 on campus during the Fall 2020 semester, and details the precautions that will be taken to ensure the safety of the Stony Brook community
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COVID-19’s impact on Stony Brook University Hospital

Matina Douzenis March 24, 2020
Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) — Long Island’s first academic medical center — is taking proactive measures against coronavirus (COVID-19).
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The home of the Stony Brook University basketball teams, Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University will be used as a temporary hospital, Cuomo says

Alek Lewis March 22, 2020
Stony Brook University will host one of four temporary hospitals to help increase the capacity to treat COVID-19 patients in New York State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo confirmed in a press briefing on March 22.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo submitted 184 vetoes on the 2015-2016 State Budget. Two of these applied to Stony Brook University, rejecting funding to Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium and a proposed indoor practice facility and exam center.  PHOTO CREDIT: GOVERNORS PRESS OFFICE

Cuomo commits $5 million to Center for Clean Water Technology

Nikita Ramos September 26, 2016
New York State has committed to investing $5 million in Stony Brook University’s Center for Clean Water Technology to develop new filtration technologies for water suppliers.
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Acceptance into the undergraduate program in pharmacology has been suspended effective immediately. The professors that taught courses in the program have been reassigned to different departments. MANJU SHIVACHARAN/STATESMAN FILE

Eastern Long Island Hospital to merge with SBU Hospital

Kelly Saberi July 23, 2015
The Eastern Long Island Hospital Board of Trustees voted to affiliate with Stony Brook University Hospital on July 9.
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The SBU-Southampton hospital deal still has to be approved by state agencies. (MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN)

SUNY Board of Trustees approves hospital merger

Arielle Martinez January 27, 2015
The State University of New York Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Jan. 13 to approve an new agreement between Stony Brook University Hospital and Southampton Hospital.
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